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Descriptor English: Fertilizers
Descriptor Spanish: Fertilizantes
Descriptor Portuguese: Fertilizantes
Descriptor French: Engrais
Entry term(s): Fertilizer
Tree number(s): D27.720.031.400
SP4.036.402.313
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005308
Scope note: Substances or mixtures that are added to the soil to supply nutrients or to make available nutrients already present in the soil, in order to increase plant growth and productivity.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
HI history
MI microbiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TO toxicity
VI virology
DeCS ID: 5418
Unique ID: D005308
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Fertilizers - Preferred
Concept UI M0008384
Scope note Substances or mixtures that are added to the soil to supply nutrients or to make available nutrients already present in the soil, in order to increase plant growth and productivity.
Preferred term Fertilizers
Entry term(s) Fertilizer



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